The Toronto Sun gets picked up for its shocking headline about Marner's armed robbery

Published May 19, 2022 at 8:48

As you know, Toronto Maple Leafs player Mitch Marner was the victim of a carjacking at gunpoint earlier this week.

"It happened at the Cineplex movie theater on The Queensway," said a police source.

Marner was robbed of a black Range Rover by three suspects, armed with two guns and a knife. According to a source, Marner was on his way to the movies with a friend when "the guys approached, wearing masks, and said they wanted the vehicle."

This all happened immediately (or almost immediately) after the Toronto Maple Leafs were eliminated early at the hands of the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first round of the NHL playoffs.

Some people have made some inappropriate comments, drawing some very questionable parallels between the two events. (We're not talking about a hockey game here, we're talking about a young man who experienced a very unfortunate and dangerous event.

Marner has just released an official statement:

Among the very dubious and embarrassing parallels we mentioned earlier, we must unfortunately include a well-known media outlet: according to most fans, the Toronto Sun went too far this time with its "front page" to talk about the armed robbery in question.

See the result:

Supporters are not happy and don't find it funny:

Some people have described the title as "shocking". Do you also think they went too far?
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